Russia denies involvement after Yahoo cyberattack charges

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Russia denies any official involvement in cybercrimes after the US indicted two FSB intelligence agents over cyberattacks on Yahoo that compromised 500 million accounts.

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    Macron's migrant law faces rough ride in parliament

    French President Emmanuel Macron faces a difficult week as lawmakers weigh up a controversial bill that toughens France's stance on migrants, with even some of his own party reluctant to back it. After France processed a record 100,000 asylum applications last year, Macron vowed to grant asylum

  • Oxfam apologizes to Haiti government over sex scandal
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    Oxfam apologizes to Haiti government over sex scandal

    Oxfam formally apologized to Haiti Monday over the prostitution scandal rocking the aid charity, expressing its "shame" and vowing to do better as it handed over a damning internal report into the allegations. Made public earlier in the day, Oxfam's 2011 report into the behavior of aid

  • Poland fans row with Israel over Holocaust bill
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    Poland fans row with Israel over Holocaust bill

    Poland's government had hoped the uproar over its new Holocaust bill would quickly die down, but by mentioning supposed "Jewish perpetrators" Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has reignited a row with Israel. The head of the right-wing Law and Justice (PiS) party government had tried to

  • Slain Teacher Told His Fiancee What To Say If He Died In A School Shooting
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    Slain Teacher Told His Fiancee What To Say If He Died In A School Shooting

    A high school teacher shot to death while protecting students in last week’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida, once considered that he could die in such violence, and gave his fiancee instructions on what to say if it happened.

  • Farting Passenger Forces Plane To Make Emergency Landing
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    Farting Passenger Forces Plane To Make Emergency Landing

    A flight from Dubai to Amsterdam had to make an emergency landing in Vienna after a fight broke out because one of the passengers wouldn’t stop breaking wind.

  • 16 Creative Gifts For Groomsmen That Aren't Flasks
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    16 Creative Gifts For Groomsmen That Aren't Flasks

    If you’re searching for groomsmen gifts and are having trouble finding ideas outside the bottle, we hear you.

  • Trump Jr to wine and dine luxury flat buyers in India
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    Trump Jr to wine and dine luxury flat buyers in India

    Dozens of property investors and their families will be treated to dinner with Donald Trump Jr in Delhi this week after snapping up flats in a Trump Towers luxury development on the outskirts of the Indian capital. Trump's local partners have promised dinner with the US president's son to anyone

  • Siblings From Parkland High School Write Essays To Say 'Never Again'
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    Siblings From Parkland High School Write Essays To Say 'Never Again'

    Last Wednesday, siblings Taryn and Zach Hibshman went to class together at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School like they did every other day.

  • 27 Wedding Gifts For Older Couples Marrying The Second Time Around
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    27 Wedding Gifts For Older Couples Marrying The Second Time Around

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  • Venezuela's opposition coalition likely to boycott presidential vote
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    Venezuela's opposition coalition likely to boycott presidential vote

    Leaders of Venezuela's opposition coalition appeared likely on Monday to decide on a boycott of the April presidential election, believing authorities have rigged it for President Nicolas Maduro and his ruling socialists. Maduro, the 55-year-old successor of Hugo Chavez, is seeking re-election in

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    I Have Written The Same Story On Mass Shootings A Dozen Times

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  • Trump backs effort to improve gun background checks - White House
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    Trump backs effort to improve gun background checks - White House

    The White House said on Monday that President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve federal background checks for gun purchases, days after a shooting at a Florida school killed 17 people. Trump spoke to Senator John Cornyn, a Republican, on Friday about a bi-partisan bill that he and Democratic

  • Spain vows south will not be 'dominated by narcos'
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    Spain vows south will not be 'dominated by narcos'

    Spain's interior minister pledged Monday to send more police to the southern province of Cadiz, vowing the area would "not be dominated by narcos" who have openly defied security forces. Drug traffickers in the southern region of Andalusia are operating in an increasingly brazen manner

  • Americans Can Still Be Shocked By School Shootings: Poll
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    Americans Can Still Be Shocked By School Shootings: Poll

    The mass shooting of high school students is still seemingly enough to shock Americans and spur an uptick in concern about gun violence, a new HuffPost/YouGov survey finds.

  • Brazilian black activists' tips on surviving police go viral
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    Brazilian black activists' tips on surviving police go viral

    Advice issued by black activists in Rio de Janeiro on "surviving" interactions with police -- including warning against carrying umbrellas that may be mistaken for guns -- went viral Monday. First is not to leave home late because "at night you are not only black to other people, but

  • French, Dutch teams unveil two newly restored Rembrandts
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    French, Dutch teams unveil two newly restored Rembrandts

    Dutch and French art historians on Monday unveiled the surprising results of 18 months of painstaking restoration work on a pair of 17th century portraits by Dutch master Rembrandt. The portraits of a newly married Dutch couple were jointly bought in 2015 by the Netherlands and France for 160 million

  • Uber drops opposition to London language test
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    Uber drops opposition to London language test

    Taxi app Uber [UBER.UL] is dropping a legal appeal against the introduction of more stringent English language tests for drivers in London after the city's transport regulator said it would water down its stringent proposals. Uber took legal action in 2016 against Transport for London (TfL) after

  • Latvian finance hit by alleged bribe-taking, money laundering
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    Latvian finance hit by alleged bribe-taking, money laundering

    Latvia's financial sector was left reeling Monday after anti-corruption officials arrested its central bank chief over an alleged bribe and the country's third-largest bank's payments were frozen amid accusations of money laundering. While the Baltic eurozone member's government held

  • Chicken shortage shuts hundreds of KFC stores in UK
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    Chicken shortage shuts hundreds of KFC stores in UK

    US fast-food chain KFC said Monday it had shut hundreds of UK stores as German delivery supplier DHL left them short of fowl and customers without their "fried chicken fix". KFC said that more than 700 of its 900 UK-wide chicken shops had been forced to close since the weekend, while others

  • Anti-gay 'vote Putin' video goes viral in Russia
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    Anti-gay 'vote Putin' video goes viral in Russia

    A homophobic video urging Russians to re-elect President Vladimir Putin has gone viral less than a month before the country's election. The video, which appeared on social media on Friday, tells voters that if Putin's rivals win they will take Russia into a "nightmare" future in which

  • High School Students Lead Protest Against Gun Violence In Front Of White House
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    High School Students Lead Protest Against Gun Violence In Front Of White House

    Dozens of students gathered in front of the White House on Monday to demand changes to gun laws, just days after a deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school left 17 people dead.

  • Turkey's Erdogan, Iran's Rouhani discussed developments in Syria -  Turkish source
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    Turkey's Erdogan, Iran's Rouhani discussed developments in Syria - Turkish source

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani discussed recent developments in Syria's rebel-held town of Idlib and the Afrin region in a phone call on Monday, a source in Erdogan's office said.

  • Thousands of Ukrainian miners on strike over unpaid wages
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    Thousands of Ukrainian miners on strike over unpaid wages

    In the middle of the night dozens of miners stand guard in a small town in eastern Ukraine, blocking access to their mine where thousands of employees are on strike over unpaid wages. "I was on hunger strike for three days and stopped when miners began to receive text messages confirming payment

  • I Lost My Little Brother At Sandy Hook. Here's What's Different About The Florida Shooting.
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    I Lost My Little Brother At Sandy Hook. Here's What's Different About The Florida Shooting.

    Last week on Valentine’s Day, a 19-year-old gunman entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where he had been expelled.

  • Eurozone backs Spain's De Guindos for ECB top job
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    Eurozone backs Spain's De Guindos for ECB top job

    Eurozone finance ministers backed their Spanish peer Luis De Guindos for the vice-presidency of the European Central Bank on Monday after his only rival pulled out. The choice by the single currency bloc's finance ministers was widely expected and came despite the reticence of European lawmakers